Author Archives: Kim

March 10, 2011

March Birth Dates & Anniversary Listings

I thought I would start posting a list each month of the birth dates and anniversary’s listed in my family tree database.  Naturally only the names of deceased people will be posted to protect the privacy of others.These are my listings for March.  1 March 1669 Roeloff Swartwout and Margaretha Klock (342) 1 March 1709 […]

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History #10 Disasters ~ Hurricane Hazel

Week 10: Disasters. Did you experience any natural disasters in your lifetime? Tell us about them. If not, then discuss these events that happened to parents, grandparents or others in your family. I haven’t really been through any disasters, not in the way I would describe disasters anyway.  Living in Canada I’ve been through many snow […]

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Breaking Down Brick Walls ~ Frederick Robichaud

Anyone who starts researching their family tree will eventually run into a mysterious ancestor.  One that seemed to appear out of no where, just to drive you crazy.My 2nd Great Grandfather Frederick Robichaud was my big challenge.  He seamed to have appeared in the 1891 census married to Elizabeth Gallant with 4 children, with no links to the past.  His […]

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Almost Wordless Wednesday ~ Grandma Laws Nursing School

My Grandmother Hilda Laws (nee Anderson) (1915 – 2006).  This photo was taken some time in the 1930’s I believe, in New Brunswick, Canada.  Most likely in the Marysville or Fredericton area.  Grandma worked as a nurse all her life and I’ve been told she is wearing a training uniform in this photo.  The building behind her reads […]

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January 12, 2011

Ancestor Approved Award

I’ve received the Ancestors Approved award from The Hummer at Branching Out Through the Years.  Thank you so much!  Ancestors Approved was started by Leslie Ann at Ancestors Lived Here. I’m suppose to share 10 things about my ancestors that have surprised, humbled or enlightened me and share this award with 10 other bloggers. 1.  Finding out my father went by his middle name […]

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History #2 ~ Winter Memories

Week 2: Winter.  What was winter like where and when you grew up? Describe not only the climate, but how the season influenced your activities, food choices, etc.I grew up in Ontario, Canada we lived in an area often called the snow belt.  The weather here can change quickly.  One moment the sky’s are Crystal clear and a few minutes […]

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